CLEARFIELD – The wheels of justice continued to grind when a hearing in absentia was held for a man who did not show up for his preliminary hearing on Wednesday.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, the Lawrence Township Police Department received a call pertaining to the theft of five pre scri ption pills on May 12. The alleged victim reported to police that 30-year-old Christopher Justice was the one who took them.
She also reported to police that she found clothes belonging to herself and her daughter covered in blood and feces in Justice’s suitcase. She also found the family camera, which had been reported missing to the Pennsylvania State Police.
According to the affidavit there were numerous photos of Justice wearing women’s underwear and penetrating himself with numerous items.
Police talked to Justice, who reportedly agreed to talk with them. According to the report he admitted to taking the five Adderalls, wearing the female clothes and the other acts. He told police that he never touched children and that he liked porn, but not “kiddie” porn. Police received his permission to check his computer and found only contacts for people through personals sites. Police reported that he also admitted to past problems with methamphetamines, and that the woman he allegedly stole the pills from provided him with a pill once.
According to the affidavit the alleged victim reported to police on June 12 that Justice stole 14 more pills.
While Justice was a no-show for his scheduled hearing, a hearing in absentia was held, and now a warrant has been issued for Justice.
Justice faces two counts of theft by unlawful taking and two counts of intentional possession of a controlled substance by a person not registered.